Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) – 0.1% Opht. Solution 2.5ml
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Diclofenac eye solution
What is diclofenac eye solution?
DICLOFENAC (Voltarenï¿½) eye solution is an anti-inflammatory drug.
Diclofenac reduces eye inflammation after cataract operation. Generic
diclofenac sodium eye solution is not yet available.
What should I tell my health care
provider before I take this medicine?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
ï¿½soft contact lens wearer
ï¿½an unusual or allergic reaction to aspirin, other salicylates,
other antiinflammatory drugs, foods, dyes or
ï¿½pregnant or trying to get pregnant
How should I use this medicine?
Diclofenac sodium eye solution is only for use in the eye. Do not take by
mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Wash hands before and
after use. Tilt your head back slightly and pull your lower eyelid down with
your index finger to form a pouch. Try not to touch the tip of the dropper to
your eye, fingertips, or any other surface. Squeeze the prescribed number of
drops into the pouch. Close the eye gently to spread the drops. Your vision may
blur for a few minutes. Use your doses at regular intervals. Do not use your
medicine more often than directed.
Contact your pediatrician or health care professional regarding the use of this
medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
What drug(s) may interact with
diclofenac eye solution?
Do not use any other eye products without telling your prescriber or health
care professional. Check before stopping or starting any of your medicines or
What side effects may I notice
from taking diclofenac eye solution?
Side effects with diclofenac sodium eye solution are uncommon.
Local effects in the eye include:
ï¿½burning, stinging, itching of the eyes or eyelids
Other possible side effects:
ï¿½increased sensitivity to sun or ultraviolet light
ï¿½unusual bleeding or bruising
If your eyes are more sensitive to light wear sunglasses.